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COVID-19 UPDATE, 26 MAR 2021

Following the successful Zoom lecture by Aoife Hunt, the Christmas lectures by Yolanda Ohene and Colin Wright were a great success with at least 429 participants. Anna Pratoussevitch's Presidential Lecture on 4 March was also held successfully on Zoom, with a maximum attendance of 110. The Presidential Lecture of Gaynor Bahan will be given by Zoom on 22 April 2021 (see announcement on the left).

Open Challenge has been completed with a provisional total of 85 entrants. There will be an online prizegiving event during May. The Pop Maths Quiz took place online on Saturday 6 March with 139 students in 36 teams from 15 schools; for further details, please go to Event_20210306_PopMathsQuiz.

The Committee meeting on 25 March 2021 discussed the programme for 2021/22. One online popular lecture has already been arranged (see announcement on the left). It is hoped that there will be a face-to-face Christmas lecture. Furher online and face-to-face lectures will be arranged. Open Challenge and the Pop Maths Quiz will both take place; it is hoped that the Pop Maths Quiz will be possible both face-to-face and online.

Since we shall not be receiving our usual sponsorship this year, we have an urgent requirement for new members. Please join the Society if you possibly can. Further information appears below and on the Membership page. The FunMaths Roadshow also remains on sale. Apart from a subsidy from the MA, membership subscriptions and Roadshow purchases are currently our only sources of finance.

The LivMS Bursary Fund (charity no. 1156909) remains open for business. For the remainder of our current financial year (ending on 31 July 2021), applications will be considered on a first come first served basis. Go to Joyce Hatton Memorial Bursaries for more information and to apply.

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Online Popular Lectures 2021

There will be one further online lecture during this academic year, the presidential lecture for 2020/21:

Popular Lectures 2021-22

There is so far one online Popular Lecture arranged for the autumn of 2021:

FunMaths Roadshow activities for use at home

FMR Home Activities

These activities are free of charge.

Teachers may make puzzles from this collection available to students in their schools for use on screen or after printing out.

Parents and pupils may access these puzzles directly at home, and should first read the Notes for Guidance.

Answers to the puzzles are provided, and there is a feedback form so you can get in touch with us.

The FunMaths Roadshow continues to be on sale during the COVID-19 crisis by download only (no CDs). You can see all the details here.


Membership of the Society is particularly important at this time as our funding for the future is in doubt, so please join if you can. If you are able to pay more than the standard subscription, any additional amount paid will be treated as a donation, for which the Society will be most grateful.

Click Membership to find out more - save by taking out a 5-year subscription. There is a reduced rate for ATM, MA and U3A members and also those who live at a distance and do not wish to attend meetings.


The LivMS Bursary Fund (charity no. 1156909) offers bursaries - more information on the Joyce Hatton Memorial Bursaries page. At this time, the trustees will give preference to imaginative projects designed to help in dealing with the problems associated with COVID-19. For the remainder of our current financial year (up to 31 July 2021), applications will be considered on a first come first served basis.

FunMaths Roadshow

Popular Lectures

Pop Maths Quiz

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